Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 28th, 2003
The West Nile epidemic is expected to continue spreading west across the United States, experts said at the fourth annual Clarke West Nile Virus Conference.
They also discussed new research indicating that some birds may pass the virus directly to other birds.
Scientists now also suspect that species other than birds may act as a source of the virus.
West Nile virus is known to have infected more than 4000 people since it emerged in New York in 1999. ...
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